Visiting-Artist Lecture: Candice Hopkins

Jimmie Durham, Encore Tranquillité, 2008, installed as part of Sakahàn
Archived Event:
Friday, February 14, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Auditorium 150

Rethinking the Recurrent Exhibition:
The National Gallery of Canada's Sakahàn and the SITE Santa Fe Biennial's SITElines

Candice Hopkins, originally from Whitehorse, Yukon, is an independent curator and writer based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has published extensively on history, art, and vernacular architecture and has lectured at venues including Witte de With, Artists Space, Tate Modern, and the Dakar Biennale.

In 2012, Hopkins presented a keynote lecture on the topic of the Sovereign Imagination for dOCUMENTA (13).

Her recent projects include:

  • Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years, a multi-site exhibition in Winnipeg co-curated with Steve Loft, Jenny Western, and Lee-Ann Martin
  • Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art, the National Gallery of Canada's largest survey of contemporary art, co-curated with Greg Hill and Christine Lalonde

Hopkins is currently working with Lucia Sanroman, Irene Hoffmann, and Janet Dees as co-curator of the 2014 SITE Santa Fe biennial exhibition, Unsettled Landscapes, opening July 20.

Image Credit: Jimmie Durham, Encore Tranquillité, 2008, fiberglass stone
and airplane, installed as part of Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art.
Photo: National Gallery of Canada